There are five key barriers to digital agtech adoption, according to a new report from Rabobank.
According to FBN, seed brands relabel seed products and offer them at varying prices.
The fund will work with various national farm organizations and other partners to identify, enable and accelerate companies with high growth potential in the agtech sector.
The two-day event will bring innovative companies together with investors, and industry leaders in the hope of connecting them with the capital, mentorship, and resources they need to grow their businesses.
Asia’s first agritech and foodtech startup up competition will take place in Singapore later this month.
Ceres Imaging captures aerial imagery for agriculture using proprietary sensors that are attached to fixed wing aircraft and then analyzed for farmers.
Hampton Creek CEO Cleans House Amid Fundraising Woes
Hampton Creek, which created a vegan egg-less mayo spread, has only raised $7 million toward its recently established goal of capturing $150 million in new capital.
The Israeli startup raised funding in a round led by Finistere Ventures and Vertex Ventures.
This week former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture of the US while scientists unravelled the genome of barley.
Plant-based foodtech startup Nutriati has raised $8 million in Series A funding to commercialize ingredients targeting food manufacturers and processors.
4YFN recently unveiled a new €3.6 million ($3.92 million) accelerator program called IMPACT Growth that will offer equity-free funding to agtech startups.
Earth Day provides a prime opportunity to reflect on the state of environmental sustainability in the food and agriculture industry.
Tyson Foods Appoints its First Chief Sustainability Officer
Major poultry producer Tyson Foods has named Justin Whitmore to the newly-created role of Chief Sustainability Officer. The appointment follows the company’s introduction of a new initiative that puts sustainability at the core of the company’s future aspirations.
Agriculture technology solutions have to be a user-friendly and a worthwhile investment for farmers to take the plunge, farmers told FBN in a recent survey.
Wasteless is an Israeli startup creating a real-time tracking solution to help fight food waste at the grocery store.
“The interface between environment, agriculture, food, and water has become increasingly important for us at MIT,” Markus J. Buehler, professor of engineering and instructor for the course, tells AgFunderNews.
Also, Acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina Approved by Chinese Competition Authority and Monsanto Sells Brazilian Seed Processing Plant to Tecnoseeds.
Cage-free, free-range, antibiotic-free? Lauren Manning explores whether these labels are all they're cracked up to be.
Full Harvest is on a mission to repurpose the 20 billion pounds of produce that are wasted at the farm level each year.
Also this week, VDO TechAccel and microbiome startup Indigo both expand their leadership teams.